Inferno (Italian for “Hell”) is the first part of Dante Alighieri’s 14th-century epic poem Divine Comedy. It is followed by Purgatorio and Paradiso. It is an allegory telling of the journey of Dante through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine circles of suffering located within the […]
This video graphic, created by digital artist and software developer Lauri Vanhala, illustrates the incredible density of maritime traffic on the Baltic Sea and just how lucky the area is to have thus far avoided a serious environmental disaster. You can follow Lauri on twitter here: @lvanhala. Hat tip goes to Flowing Data.